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Lund named manager of The Placer Herald

25-year employee promoted to Lincoln News Messenger publisher by parent company
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Jean Lund has been promoted to publisher of the Lincoln News Messenger and has taken on new responsibilities as manager of The Placer Herald and The Loomis News. “Jean has earned the title of publisher after 25 years of dedicated service and leadership at several of BCI publications in Gold Country Media,” said W.J. Brehm, chairman of the board for Brehm Communications, Inc. The promotion was announced at the annual BCI board meeting on Feb. 17. Lund, 62, has been the general manager of the Lincoln newspaper for the past six years. During her career with the company, she has managed The Placer Herald in Rocklin and the Trader publications in Auburn and Grass Valley. At the board meeting, Lund also was honored for her 25 years of service. In her new role, Lund will be responsible for leading the weekly newspapers in Lincoln, Rocklin and Loomis, and will hold a leadership role on the Gold Country Media advertising team. Other Gold Country Media newspapers include the Auburn Journal, Roseville Press Tribune, Granite Bay Press Tribune, Colfax Record, Folsom Telegraph and El Dorado Hills Telegraph. Other publications include the Auburn Trader, Granite Bay View magazine and Foothills Marketplace in Grass Valley. “I look forward to the wonderful opportunity to work with multiple communities and business leaders to offer better communications between the newspapers and the communities they serve,” Lund said. Lund owned the Foothill Trader until 1985, when she sold the publication to BCI and began her career with the company. Lund and her husband, Bruce Morrisseau, live in Lincoln. BCI is a privately held company with more than 60 daily and weekly publications in seven states. The company’s headquarters is in San Diego, where the annual board meeting was held. ~ Staff report